An adaptation of Christina García’s 1992 novel, the play is about love, loneliness, suspicion, autonomy, patriotism, phantoms and spirituality.
The Berkeley Central Works production — a world premiere — has wit, a well-executed umbrella-sword fight and a comically melodramatic séance.
There’s a wealth of choice this weekend.
The play focuses on a 1941 meeting between two internationally respected physicists, one Danish, one German, who were once colleagues but ended up on opposing sides in World War II.
As the beautiful building designed by Julia Morgan prepares to celebrate its 100th birthday, it is also kicking off a 10-year, $10 million effort to finance long-deferred structural repairs.
Architect Julia Morgan designed the Berkeley City Club without a bar, so members found era-appropriate furnishings for Morgan’s.
Opening chef Alaun Grimaud has returned to Julia’s restaurant at Berkeley City Club. Come along with Nosh as we explore his new menu in photos.
Ed Norton and Ralph Kramden (Caleb Cabrera and Bob Greene), unveil the mascot of their beloved Raccoon Lodge during a drug-induced dream journey to The Honeymooners in Central Works’ Totem and Taboo by David Weisberg. Photo: J. Norrena With Max Halberstadt’s iconic photo of the stern, cigar-bearing Sigmund Freud hanging over the mantle, the efficient […]
The author John Harris at the Berkeley City Club bar on night 1 of his summer stay. Photo: courtesy John Harris When writer and artist L. John Harris had to vacate his Berkeley home for a month, he checked into the Berkeley City Club, a private social club and hotel where he is a member. The Durant Avenue landmark, […]
The UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley kicks off its 125th anniversary celebration on Sunday June 28. Photo: Vicky Brock UC BOTANICAL GARDEN’S 125TH BIRTHDAY During its 125 years of existence, the University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley has served as a haven for endangered plants rescued from smugglers, a lab for studying climate change, biomagnetism and […]
This weekend is your last chance to see Theatre First’s production of Glenngary Glen Ross at Live Oak Theatre. Photo: Theatre First GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS This weekend is your last chance to see Theatre First’s production of Glengarry Glen Ross at Live Oak Theatre, as its run has its final day on Sunday. David Mamet’s Pulitzer […]
The death by deadly chemical of a former UC Berkeley professor on Tuesday, March 18, triggered a significant joint command response and saw a city block shut down for more than six hours. Photo: David Yee The death by chemical suicide earlier this week of a former UC Berkeley professor left many in the community […]